Fall recycling event on Sept. 15, and more community news

Grants for unincorporated projects

On Aug. 29 it was announced that $90,000 is available in Community Service Area Program grant funding for a number of different projects in unincorporated King County.

Funding is available for projects that cost less than $5,000.

Applications are due by Oct. 26. For more information visit, https://www.kingcounty.gov/initiatives/community-service-areas.aspx or call Marissa Alegria at 206-477-4523.

Rainier Youth Choir auditions

Now until the beginning of the season Sept. 10, auditions can be scheduled for the Rainier Youth Choir.

To sign up, visit http://www.RainierYouthChoirs.org.

Once you have signed up, the choir will contact you to set up an audition time.

The youth choir is for those in second grade and older.

The season will run through June 2019.

Fall recycling

The city of Renton is hosting its fall recycling event Saturday, Sept. 15.

The event will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Renton Technical College’s north parking lot.

A variety of materials will be accepted for free. An exception is mattresses and box springs, they will be collected for $15 cash per item.

For more information call 425-430-7396 or visit www.rentonwa.gov/fallrecycle.

Public forum in Federal Way

Sound Publishing is hosting a public forum featuring candidates for the 9th Congressional District who will appear on the 2018 general election ballot.

Rep. Adam Smith (D) and challenger Sarah Smith (D) will participate in a moderated forum from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 at Twin Lakes Golf and Country Club, 3583 SW 320th St., Federal Way.

The district spans from southeast Seattle and Bellevue down through Renton, Tukwila, Kent, Federal Way and Tacoma.

The general election is Nov. 6. Ballots will be mailed to voters the week of Oct. 15.

Fall plant sale

The Soos Creek Botanical Garden & Heritage Center is hosting a fall plant sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 and Saturday, Sept. 8.

A variety of perennials, shrubs and trees along with art work will be on display.

For further information please find us on Facebook and visit www.sooscreekbotanicalgarden.org.

Contact us at info@sooscreekbotanicalgarden.org or call the Soos Creek Botanical Garden and Heritage Center at 253-639-0949.

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